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Air strikes against Islamic State are not working, say Syrian Kurds




In Golan, Imagined Risks Become All Too Real




Pakistani Taliban group urges jihadists in Iraq and Syria 'to reconcile'

Omar Khalid al Khorasani, a top leader in Jamaat-ul-Ahrar, offered to help mediate the dispute between the Islamic State and the Al Nusrah Front and other jihadist rivals.


Coalition warplanes struck at targets in Deir Izzour, where the Islamic State is reportedly paying children to publicize the group; in Aleppo; in Hama near Morek, where regime forces are fighting the Islamic Front; in Hasakah, where 30 non-Syrian IS fighters were killed; in Idlib, reattacking Salma; in Latakia; and in Reef Dimashq. The Al Nusrah Front and the Islamic Front, joined by the Ansar al Din Front and rebels, clashed with regime forces in Aleppo; Al Nusrah and the Islamic Front also battled regime forces in Deraa; and the Islamic Front fought regime forces in Quneitra. Yesterday regime forces clashed with the Islamic State in Deir Izzour city, and as the number of IS shells falling on Kobane rose past 80 in one day, Turkish border guards reportedly prevented some 3,000 displaced Kurdish civilians from fleeing into Turkey.




Kurds issue desperate call to arms as Islamic State closes in




Opinion over jihadists divides hajj pilgrims




Islamic State backs up force in Syria with threats




New US raids hit extremists outside Syria Kurdish town




Vatican seeks Mideast Christians' right of return




Free Syrian Army set to unite rebels in southern Syria: official




UK Army chiefs tell Government: stop Gulf states funding terrorism




US air strikes hit Islamic State near Syrian border town as fighting intensifies




Islamic State reportedly on Baghdad's outskirts after week of victories




A Chronicler of Syria's Conflict Returns to the Spotlight, Minus a Disguise




The US acted to save Iraq's Kurds. Why not Syria's?




Islamic State beheads another Brit, threatens American aid worker

The Islamic State carried through on its threat to execute British aid worker Alan Henning, and said former US Army Ranger Peter Edward Kassig is next.


PKK leader Ocalan threatens to end peace talks with Turkey if Islamic State massacres Kurds




In war on Islamic State, what would victory look like?




Iraqi Kurds fight ISIS with aged weapons




A suicide bomber killed at least 53 people, including 47 young children, in an attack on a school in an Alawite neighborhood in Homs city. Clashes been the Kurdish YPG and the Islamic state continued around Kobane in Aleppo. Over 300,000 Kurds have been displaced by the Islamic State from Kobane and its environs, and the city itself is virtually empty of residents. Coalition airstrikes targeted Islamist fighters in Aleppo, Deir Izzour, Hama, and Raqqah. The Al Nusrah Front and the Islamic Front battled regime forces in Aleppo and Hama. Al Nusrah and other groups launched an offensive to capture eastern Ghouta. An American, Jordan Matson, has joined YPG fighters in Syria battling the Islamic State.